Caddie Woodlawn

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Collier Books.Macmillan Publishing Company, 1970 - Blind - 242 pages
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The story of a little girl who moved from Boston to grow up in Wisconsin. At age 11, Caddie Woodlawn is the despair of her mother and the pride of her father: a clock-fixing tomboy running wild in the woods of Wisconsin. In 1864, this is a bit much for her Boston-bred mother to bear, but Caddie and her brothers are happy with the status quo. Written in 1935 about Carol Ryrie Brink's grandmother's childhood, the adventures of Caddie and her brothers are still exciting over 60 years later. With each chapter comes another ever-more exciting adventure: a midnight gallop on her horse across a frozen river to warn her American Indian friends of the white men's plan to attack; a prairie fire approaching the school house; and a letter from England that may change the family's life forever. This Newbery Medal-winning book bursts at the seams with Caddie's irrepressible spirit. In spite of her mother's misgivings, Caddie is a perfect role model for any girl--or boy, for that matter. She's big-hearted, she's brave, and she's mechanically inclined!

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Review: Caddie Woodlawn (Caddie Woodlawn #1)

User Review  - Tricia Douglas - Goodreads

I am proud that I finally got to read this book. It had set on my bookshelf at school for many years. I do remember that my third graders liked the book and also her other book Baby Island. I liked ... Read full review

Review: Caddie Woodlawn (Caddie Woodlawn #1)

User Review  - Brandy Wilcox - Goodreads

Caddie is a tomboy who goes to visit a local tribe with her brothers. She arrives home late for dinner. Her mother, Harriet, is embarrassed with her daughter. Caddie, however, does not change and goes ... Read full review

Contents

Three Adventurers
1
The Circuit Rider
12
Pigeons in the Sky
24
Copyright

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About the author (1970)

Carol Ryrie Brink was the author of many books for young readers, including "Caddie Woodlawn's Family, " the companion volume to "Caddie Woodlawn", and "Baby Island".

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